News

Patrons attend the Calgary Motorcycle Show at the BMO Centre on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. (Photo by Ashley Orzel)
News

Get your motor running

Motorcycle community thrives in Calgary During a Calgary deep freeze, hundreds gathered at the BMO Centre for the 18th annual Motorcycle Show to prepare for the 2017 riding season. “I actually think the weather helped us this year,” said Seamus Toner, project coordinator for SAIT’s motorcycle safety and maintenance training …

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Opinions

Tipping point

Serving staff deserve higher wages Over the last few years, the big craze in the workplace has been something called gamification, and it is exactly what it sounds like. The idea is that employees will be more motivated and will enjoy their work more if it gets made into a …

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Arts & Entertainment

Dezjuan Tomas (left) and Sabrina Comanescy (right) are two feature dancers in Decidedly Jazz Danceworks production of Juliet & Romeo
Photo by Trudie Lee
Entertainment

A classic love story, retold

Decidedly Jazz Danceworks reinvents Shakespeare Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (DJD) has reimagined William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet into an accessible and modernized production with jazz dance and pick-up lines. The production, Juliet & Romeo, will run from Jan. 18 to 28 at the DJD Dance Centre in Calgary as part of …

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Autumn Fox overcomes her fear of reading naked in Calgary on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. (Photo by Ashley Orzel)
Entertainment

Stripped down stories

Uncovering the tale of one Weal editor’s quest to expose herself It all started with a photo shoot, or rather, a text message about a photo shoot. Our intrepid news editor, Ashley Orzel, is also an incredibly talented photographer and was intending to organize a photo shoot involving Keely Kamikaze, …

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Entertainment

Building a wall around Hollywood

With Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration closing in, there is little doubt that Hollywood is preparing to unleash a barrage of satire. However, people shouldn’t be surprised if some punches are pulled. Trump is no stranger to the entertainment business. He is well known for hosting The Apprentice and has made …

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Sports

SAIT Trojans women's volleyball team takes on the Lethbridge College Kodiaks at SAIT in Calgary on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. Trojans defeated the Kodiaks 3-2 (24-26, 25-27, 25-10, 25-21, 15-8). (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ SAIT)
Sports

Eleventh heaven

Trojans women’s volleyball extend win streak to eleven straight games Winning streaks come and go during a season, but it is very rare to see a winning streak reach double-digits at any level.  The SAIT Trojans women’s volleyball team has accomplished this feat after winning back-to-back games against the Lethbridge …

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SAIT's new Athletic Director Wade Kolmel poses for a portrait at SAIT in Calgary on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (Photo by Dawn Gibson/ SAIT)
Sports

New man on campus

Introducing the new athletics and recreation director SAIT’s new athletics and recreation director, Wade Kolmel, formerly of Keyano College in Fort McMurray, brings experience and determination to the Trojans’ teams. “The program has always impressed me, so when the position became available, I thought it would be a good fit.”  …

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Sports

No break from the game

For many of our SAIT Trojans teams, the winter break comes in the middle of their busiest season. In between final exams, practice and trying to get some relaxation during the holidays, the Trojans try to stay active to avoid dampening their skills. “Most of the players are more mentally …

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Opinions

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Opinions

Tipping point

Serving staff deserve higher wages Over the last few years, the big craze in the workplace has been something called gamification, and it is exactly what it sounds like. The idea is that employees will be more motivated and will enjoy their work more if it gets made into a …

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More than a piece of paper

What having a diploma from SAIT means If you’re reading this, it means you’ve made the right decision in terms of your education. Whether this is your first semester at SAIT or your last, it’s no question that something has brought you here, and it’s our school’s reputation. Throughout my …

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Artistic boundaries

Removing the stigma surrounding tattoo culture In our world of bright colours and reality television, people have been brainwashed to see anything considered outside of the ordinary as strange or even incorrect. But, as time moves on, so do society’s archaic views. As recently as a decade ago you would …

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Lifestyle

Colin Van Es demonstrated the isolation and darkness that social media can bring in one's life in Calgary on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.  It can consume one's day and have negative effects on one's life. (Photo by Victoria Cockriell/The Press)
Lifestyle

Trapped in the inter web

Social media and self-esteem Social media is the greatest worldwide connection humans have created since the days of mailing letters to each other. The way people are connecting is faster, easier and more sociable, but at some point, social media starts to influence our real lives. With the advent of …

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The Happiness Campaign is an e-mail initiative that will be sent out to students and staff during the month of February.
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Lifestyle

28 days of happiness

Clap along for the Happiness Campaign SAIT’s Student Development and Counselling Services will be launching their annual Happiness Campaign beginning in February and lasting all month long.  This initiative is an opt-in e-mail campaign that will be sent out to students and staff every day for 28 days, featuring helpful, …

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Lifestyle

SAIT offers free fitness

Complimentary classes this week in the SAIT gym SAIT recreation will be offering a free week of fitness classes starting Jan. 16 through Jan. 20. Students can expect the opportunity to drop into classes throughout the week and are able to choose from an array of options including spin, barre, …

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